Neutral stimulus

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A neutral stimulus is a stimulus which initially produces no specific response other than focusing attention. In classical conditioning, when used together with an unconditioned stimulus, the neutral stimulus becomes a conditioned stimulus.

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In a Pavlov experiment, three phases are found to be very important phase 1 which is known as before conditioning(in this phase unconditional stimulus and unconditional responses are found) 2nd phase is known as during conditioning( in which a conditioned stimulus is added with the unconditioned stimulus and give unconditioned response. in this pairing are found) third phase is known as after conditioning (in which awe found conditioned stimulus and conditioned response)